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On This Day : September 27

What happened on this day? 1540 – The Society of Jesus (the Jesuits) receives its charter from Pope Paul III. … Read entire article »

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Trivia Today August 10 : Musee du Louvre, Ferdinand Magellan, Oklahoma Bombing

1519 – Ferdinand Magellan’s five ships set sail from Seville to circumnavigate the globe. The Basque second in command Juan Sebastián Elcano will complete the expedition after Magellan’s death in the Philippines. 1793 – The Musée du Louvre is officially opened in Paris, France. … Read entire article »

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TRIVIA: Music

‘Billie Jean’ by Michael Jackson is the first music video aired on MTV by a black artist. Jim Morrison was the first artist to be arrested on stage Lisa Loeb is the only female artist with a #1 hit without releasing an album and had no recording contract with any record label, with her song ‘Stay’ in 1994. It was included in the soundtrack of ‘Reality Bites’ and eventually included in her debut album ‘Tails. The Shrinky Dinks was Sugar Ray’s original name. It was named after an old popular toy Rolling Stone’s Album ‘Black and Blue’ became very controversial when feminists claimed that it supported violence against women. … Read entire article »

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TODAY TRIVIA : February 8th

TODAY IN HISTORY 2011  The head of the Taiwanese Army’s electronic communications and information department Major General Lo Hsien-che was arrested for leaking Taiwan’s secrets to China 1998  1st female ice hockey game in Olympic history. Finland beats Sweden 6-0 1992  ‘I’m Too Sexy’ by Right Said Fred was the number 1 song 1990  ’60 Minutes’ commentator Andy Rooney was suspended by CBS for being a gay racist … Read entire article »

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TRIVIA : Geography

With Antarctica’s very cold water, nothing can rot there. Sahara desert expands 1km every month The names of our continents begins and ends with the same letter. America can be an exemption if North and South are added. There are approximately more that 50,000 earthquakes every year all over the world The State of Florida is bigger the England Niagara Falls moves upstream  Houston, Texas is sinking every year because it was built on a swamp The rainforest in the Amazons produces 20% of the world’s oxygen supply … Read entire article »

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